Lifestyle Headshots

How Much Does It Cost for Headshots?

You get what you pay for. It is a cliché that has a lot of truth when it comes to how much a headshot costs. When someone opts to try and use their smartphone or have a friend with a fancy camera try to take their headshot, results are often wanting. Thus, paying for professional headshots will often prove to deliver noticeably higher quality. But how much should you pay for headshots?

Headshot costs rates los angeles

Headshot Rates Can Vary Widely from City to City or Depending on What They are For

Continue reading

What Are Casting Directors Looking for in Actor Headshots?

Headshots are a vital aspect of an actor’s career. They serve as one key gateway into getting paid to act in front of a camera. So, it is important to get them right. Although your first instinct might be to just use that picture of you that your friend took last summer, that is not what casting directors want to see. It is important to get actor headshots correctly done for them to reach their full potential as getting you opportunities to audition. That is why you should keep in mind what casting directors look for in actor headshots.

actor headshots for casting directors

Some Casting Directors Might Prefer Nature-Like Backgrounds While Others Might Prefer Solid Colors or Studio Settings.

Continue reading

What Makes a Good Headshot?

 

A good headshot can be all the difference. For actors, it can literally determine if you get cast or not. For models too. Even for business professionals, it can be a determining factor if a potential customer wants to do business with you or not, or if that recruiter will contact you. But what makes for a great headshot?

model headshotss los angeles

Sometimes the Goal in a Headshot is An Expression of Creativity

Continue reading

How Should I Pose for a Headshot?

If you are rather new to getting headshots, you might wonder going into a session what you should do to pose? Like most photography answers, there is no one way or one shoe fits all answer to this. Much of it depends on the purpose of the headshot. Is it for an actor, a doctor, a model, dancer, and so on? Also, how will it primarily be used? And is there a feel or emotion you are trying to convey? So, what are some general tips?

professional headshots by the light committee

Posing for Headshots Means Considering Your Smile, Outfit and Body Language

Continue reading

What is Headshot Photography

Wikipedia defines a head shot, more commonly referred to as a headshot, as a modern (usually digital) portrait in which the focus is on the person. The term is applied usually for professional profile images on social media, images used on online dating profiles, the ‘about us page’ or a corporate website and promotional pictures of actors, models, and authors. But is there a better definition? Perhaps. How about the following.

author headshots los angeles headshots by the light committee

An Author Headshot Such as This Can Be Used Alongside Content to Convey a Branding Element for the Author’s Genre

Continue reading

Scroll to top